A  AWT Private Investments


     Office Locations:

1560 Sand Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Education & Training
  • Energy & Clean Tech



    AWT Private Investments is a portfolio of private equity investments, including some where business advisory or board participation is provided to the business. AWT targets seed, start-up, and early stage companies (usually R&D based) where a prototype and market proof of concept have been achieved. The firm targets technology-based and specialty industrial businesses with a sustainable competitive advantage. AWT prefers companies aligned with societal needs (such as productivity, manufacturing, environmental protection, education, economic development, energy, etc.). AWT focuses on companies with proximity to its primary office in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, or secondary office on Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    A. Wayne Tamarelli PhD., MBA


    Portfolio companies include:

      Achieve 3000
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      Bridge Semiconductor
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      Calluna Vineyards
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      Cantimer Incorporated
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      Common Ground Recycling
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      I-ten Holdings
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      Image Engineering Laboratories
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      m2m Imaging
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      Provex Technologies
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      Sword Diagnostics
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      Vines of Argentina
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